Chincoteague Ranked Among Top Islands

Chincoteague Island was named among the best islands in the U.S. based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers, according to TripAdvisor.

The Island boasts natural beaches and stunning wildlife and is the gateway to famous Assateague Island, home of wild ponies. Established in 1943, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge includes more than 14,000 acres of beach, dunes, marsh, and maritime forest.


The complete list of top ten islands in the US:

  1. Maui, Hawaii
  2. Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
  3. Kauai, Hawaii
  4. Key West, Florida
  5. Hilton Head, South Carolina
  6. Marco Island, Florida
  7. Key Largo, Florida
  8. Chincoteague Island, Virginia
  9. San Juan Island, Washington
  10. Mackinac Island, Michigan

To help travelers book their trips, TripAdvisor has identified island hotels to accommodate a range of travel budgets and an attraction not to miss in Chincoteague Island. TripAdvisor’s recommendations rates are:

Chincoteague Island, Virginia

Average seasonal hotel rates: Spring: $112 Summer: $182 Fall: $123 Winter: $103

Average nightly hotel rates for summer 2015:

Value: Best Western Plus Chincoteague Island – $165/night

Mid-range: Island Motor Inn Resort – $183/night

High-end: Snug Harbor Marina and Cottages $266/night

Don’t Miss Attraction: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

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